Cookeville Regional Medical Center is seeking Medical Laboratory Technicians and Medical Technologists to join our team!
Includes sign on bonus up to $10,000.00 !
This position is responsible for performing & evaluating the validity of technical laboratory procedures in all rotated clinical areas on neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patient specimens to obtain data for use in the diagnosis & treatment of disease in accordance with CRMC & profession standards of practice; maintaining all aspects of quality assurance, control, & improvement; providing rapid & accurate reporting of results, preventative maintenance, & technical assistance; relaying & documenting all alert (critical) values appropriately; & models appropriate behavior as exemplified in the CRMC Mission and Values statement.
Education: Associate's or Bachelor's Degree required.
Certification: Completion of an NCCLS or AMA approved M.L.T. training or Medical Technology program is preferred. Licensure from the State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board as a generalist medical laboratory technician (M.L.T.) or medical laboratory supervisor-technologist (M.T.) is required. Registry as a M.L.T. or M.T. from a national board of certification [C.A.P., M.T. (A.S.C.P.); A.M.T.; N.C.A, C.L.S.], is preferred.
About Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional has grown to be the Upper Cumberland region’s health care provider of choice. Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee. With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, Cookeville Regional offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital and includes both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit.
As a city- owned medical center, CRMC is financially independent with millions of dollars funding new and improved services each year. Supporting our mission of “Building Healthier Communities,” CRMC has reinvested more than $42 million over the past five years to help meet the healthcare needs of the ...region. Recent investments in surgery include the addition of a new surgical platform (Stryker 1688 AIM 4K) to provide 4K visualization and advanced imaging modalities across an array or surgical specialties, orthopedic robotics with some joint replacement patients going home the same day, and the purchase of the latest daVinci surgical robot with a goal of becoming a robotic surgery center of excellence. The heart program has expanded to include structural heart procedures and enhancement of cardiac imaging services while vascular services has expanded with the recent construction of a new, fully equipped vascular lab. Other recent investments include stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and a third linear accelerator in the Cancer Center, a new medication dispensing system (Omnicell), a new bedside telemetry monitoring system, a new MRI and a 128-slice CT scanner, and a new nurse call system.